14 Feb Is There a Diet that Helps Treat Autism? | Autism
If your child is autistic, chances are they have some sort of food intolerance or special dietary need. Cutting out certain foods can make a marked difference in your child’s development.
Learn from Dr. Asma Sadiq as she discusses the various kinds of foods that can cause problems for autistic children.
What We Learned from this Video:
- Some children on the spectrum have increased food intolerances and food allergies.
- Some studies have shown that removing gluten from your child’s diet can make a difference in their development.
- Casein, found in dairy products, can also cause issues for autistic children.
- The body has to be free of gluten for six months in order to see a real difference.
- Children with autism often have increased gastrointestinal problems.
- Soy is another common problem ingredient for autistic children.
As Dr. Sadiq said, it is important to make sure your child is not only avoiding problem foods, but also getting the nutrition they need. Browse our online marketplace for supplements and snacks to meet your autistic child’s dietary needs.